Examining the espionage and intelligence stories of World War II, on a global basis, bringing together the British, American, German, Russian and Japanese histories.Spies, codes and guerrillas played critical roles in the Second World War, exploited by every nation in the struggle to gain secret knowledge of its foes, and to sow havoc behind the fronts. In ‘The Secret War’, Max Hastings presents a worldwide cast of characters and some extraordina...
By Max Hastings
Hardcover: 640 pages
Publisher: William Collins; First Edition edition (September 10, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 1.8 x 9.4 inches
Amazon Rank: 2102817
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
I chose to title my review with this quote from Winston Churchill because it so eminently sums up the great difficulties faced by intelligence gathering, especially during a war fought using mid-twentieth century level technology. World War II was a